picture of a maze. Michael Patterson helps navigate the supported housing maze.

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There are times when the future is uncertain, the way ahead is unclear and we have to navigate a maze. This is the case for supported and sheltered housing.

If you need advice on any aspect of supported and sheltered housing Michael Patterson should be your first port of call with 30 years of supported housing consultancy experience in helping people and organisations navigate the maze of supported and sheltered housing policy, strategy and finance.

Michael Patterson can help you with:

  • Advice on the future funding of supported and sheltered housing
  • Intensive Housing Management and Maintenance /enhanced Housing Benefit
  • Working with private capital finance providers with a social commitment for new supported housing
  • Specialised Supported Housing capital, revenue, policy & development
  • Replacing unfunded “alarm” systems in sheltered and other housing with Housing Proactive a Housing Benefit eligible communication systems with no setup or servicing/maintenance costs
  • HOMESin, the free UK-wide commissioning portal for supported housing
  • Speaking engagements at supported housing and other conferences and events
  • Board & Senior Management Team briefings on any aspect of supported and sheltered housing finance, policy and operations.
  • Training/Briefing events that are tailor-made for your organisation or group of organisations on most aspects of supported and sheltered housing
  • Working with and between provider organisations and the NHS and local authorities putting together capital, revenue, supported housing solutions for people with additional needs

Michael Patterson is perhaps best known for his Briefings, which challenge established thinking and influence supported housing policy . These take the form of electronically published documents & also events across the UK on emerging supported & sheltered housing & related policy from the UK & national governments.

Michael has a reputation for saying things that others feel they can’t or shouldn’t say. That is a priceless reputation to have.

Sincere thanks to Michael Patterson for an excellent presentation on the HB Reform issues in Leeds last week, and for all the very helpful info and links. I do intend to respond on behalf of our organisation, but feel that Support Solutions’ response is excellent. E.S. – Caring for Life

Found the seminar very informative and gave an interesting and full insight into current thinking about the consultation.  Michael was a very engaging and knowledgeable presenter and encouraged interaction with the audience which led to further relevant points being shared with the room.  I shall certainly look out for future events!” M.E. – Care Housing Association

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